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Contact: Aditi Risbud
University of Utah

Brad Mager, University of Utah

Caption: University of Utah electrical engineer Brad Mager has constructed a fall-detection system using radio-frequency wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This technology could be part of an emergency help system for the elderly that doesn't require them to wear monitoring devices.

Credit: Dan Hixson, University of Utah.

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